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Leaked report highlights Israel lobby’s failures

Key Israel lobby groups have conceded that they have failed to counter the Palestine solidarity movement, despite vastly increasing their spending. The admission is contained in a secret report that The Electronic Intifada has obtained.
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Syria accuses Israel of strike near Damascus airport

Damascus (AFP) - Syria accused Israel of firing several missiles Thursday at a military position near Damascus airport, triggering a huge explosion and prompting a call from regime ally Russia for restraint....
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Israeli Patriot missiles down target over Golan Heights: army

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's Patriot anti-aircraft missile system shot down an aerial target over the Golan Heights on Thursday, the Israeli military said....
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Abbas turns screw on Hamas by cutting Gaza's electricity

GAZA (Reuters) - With the prospect looming of a Middle East peace initiative by a new U.S. administration more sympathetic to Israel, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has decided to turn the screw on the Hamas group that has kept Gaza out of his control for a decade....
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Israel Appoints First Female Judge to Muslim Court

Israel has appointed a female judge to a Sharia court for the first time, breaking with the country’s Jewish ultra-Orthodox ideology that forbids women from serving as jurists in religious courts....
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Israeli authorities demolish Bedouin village in Negev for 112th time

NEGEV (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces demolished the Bedouin village of al-Araqib in the Negev region of southern Israel for the 112th time since 2010 Tuesday morning, and for the fourth time this year....
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Israeli president’s advice on Holocaust remembrance

In a Middle East taut with tension between nations, it is rare when a leader engages in deep reflection about his country’s identity....
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Israeli Settlers Have Built a New Illegal Outpost in West Bank

Peace Now: Outpost Built Without Permits on State Land Over Past Two Weeks...
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Israelis hold barbecue outside prison holding hunger-striking Palestinians

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- Members of Israel's National Union held a barbecue on Thursday in front Israel’s Ofer prison, where Palestinian prisoners have entered the fourth day of a mass hunger strike....
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Palestinian women join hunger strike, lawyers declare boycott of Israeli courts

RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners entered the third day of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike on Wednesday, with imprisoned Palestinian women launching protest measures, as lawyers representing the hunger strikers announced they were boycotting Israeli courts....
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